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2017-01-05

2017 Hill Country District Junior Livestock Show Schedule

Special to the Courier

Come on out to the fifth largest stock show in the state of Texas, the Hill Country District Junior Livestock Show, Sunday through Saturday, January 15-21, 2017, at the Hill Country Youth Event Center in Kerrville, Texas. Thirty-three counties are represented in the District Show: Atascosa, Bandera, Blanco, Burnet, Comal, Concho, Crockett, Dimmitt, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Kinney, Lampasas, Live Oak, Llano, Mason, Maverick, McCulloch, Medina, Menard, Reagan, Real, San Saba, Schleicher, Sutton, Upton, Uvalde, Val Verde, Wilson and Zavala Counties.
Over 1200 exhibitors will be showing their animals and projects they have worked so diligently on over the past year. Additionally, there is a statewide show for Angora Goats, Breeding Sheep and Ag Mechanics. We will have vendors set up in the exhibit hall throughout the week as well. Bring your entire family out!

SUNDAY,
January 15, 2017

10:00 am
County Gilts Arrive
12:00 pm
District Gilts Arrive
1:00 pm
Kerr County Angoras Arrive
1:00 pm
All County Gilts in the barn. Weights and Registration Papers Turned In
3:00 pm
Judge County Gilts
3:00 pm
Judge County Commer-cial Angora Goats
3:00 pm
State Angora Goats Arrive
4:00 pm
Judge County Registered Angora Goats
6:00 pm
All District Gilts in the barn. Weights and Registration Papers Turned In
6:00 pm
State Angora Goats Must Be in the Barn

MONDAY,
January 16, 2017

8:00 am
Judge Texas Open Commercial and Registered Angora Goats
9:00 am
Judge District Gilts
12:00 – 6:00 pm
Ag Mechanics Projects arrive and classify

TUESDAY,
January 17, 2017

8:00 am
Judge Ag Mechanics
12:00 – 4:00 pm
County Breeding Sheep arrive and Check In
12:00 – 7:00 pm
State Breeding Sheep Arrive and Check In
4:00 pm
Ag Mechanics Awards
7:00 pm
Judge County Breeding Sheep
5:00 – 9:00 pm.
Begin Release of Ag Mechanics Projects or immediately after awards

WEDNESDAY,
January 18, 2017

8:00 am
Kerr County entries arrive
8:00 am
Judging State Registered Breeding Sheep
All Breeding Sheep released after the completion of the State Breeding Show.
11:30 – 3:00 pm
Pick up Packets (County Entries)
3:00 pm
Deadline for all Lambs and Goats to be in the barn and ready to weigh in (County Only)
4:00 pm
Lambs weigh in with Meat Goats immediately following
5:00 – 5:30 pm
Steer weigh in and Heifer check in
6:00 pm
Deadline for Market Swine to be in the barn and tagged unless trailers are in line (County only)
6:00 pm
Market swine weigh in

THURSDAY,
January 19, 2017

7:00 am
Judge County Market Lambs
8:00 am
Judge County Market Swine
9:00 am
Judge County Market Meat Goats
9:00 am
Judge County Market Steers, County Heifers immediately following
9:00 am
District Market Swine may arrive
12:00 pm
District Lambs and District Meat Goats may arrive
12:00 pm
District Steers and Heifers arrive
3:00 pm
Deadline for all District Lambs and District Meat Goats to be in the barn, packets picked up and ready to weigh unless trailers are in line
3:30 pm
District cattle in place and packets picked up
4:00 pm
Deadline for District Market Swine to be in the barn, tagged and ready to weigh unless trailers are in line
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Classify, weigh and sift District Steers. Heifers check in

FRIDAY,
January 20, 2017

7:00 am
Judge District Market Lambs
7:00 am
Judge District Market Swine
7:00 am
Judge District Meat Goats
8:00 am
Judge District Steers, District Registered Heifers immediately following
DEADLINE FOR AUCTION SIGN UP FOR AUCTION ANIMALS IS THIRTY (30) MINUTES AFTER THE LAST MARKET DIVISION HAS BEEN JUDGED.

SATURDAY,
January 21, 2017

9:00 – 11:00 am
All other Floor Animals to their designated areas
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Market Lambs and Meat Goats in the sale must be moved to designated sale area by exhibitors

1:00 pm
**Auction in the new Exhibit Hall!! Includes food and drink!
Vendors Open
We still have spots for buyers at the Auction! Please call Steve Bauer, President of the Hill Country District Junior Livestock Show, at 830-739-0544 for more information on becoming a buyer. The minimum to get in the buyer’s ring is only $300. Come on out and support the youth of the Hill Country District!

ATTENTION VENDORS:
The Hill Country District Junior Livestock Show Association is seeking vendors for the 2017 show!
The Hill Country District Junior Livestock Show Association is excited to extend the invitation to merchants and non-profit organizations to set up as a vendor at this year's Hill Country District Junior Livestock Show in Kerrville, Texas. Spaces are 10’ x 10’ and are available on a first come, first served basis.
*We will not have direct brand competitors. Space is reserved on a first come, first served basis.
Applications are due January 6!
Please email jake_williamson@comcastspectacor.com or call n 830.896.9044 with vendor questions.
Go to www.hcdjls.org for more information about the show and sale!